Managing Director - Masonite Europe

12 April 20212021-04-12
Barnsley, South Yorkshire


Masonite are a leading global manufacturer of interior and exterior doors, listed on NYSE and with a successful European operation headquartered in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. The Managing Director role leads all aspects of sales, marketing, product management and operations – and is responsible for leading the business through the next chapter of growth and a highly attractive opportunity. The incumbent will be returning to the US and is now leading the search process to find and  onboard the most qualified candidate.

Masonite’s European businesses employ 1,500 people and delivered $300m revenue with EBITDA of $40m in 2020. It is well positioned for organic growth enabled by key investments in sales, marketing and operations and by executing the strategic growth plan.

The incoming Managing Director will drive positive change across the organisation to improve top line performance. They will focus on developing the strong existing talent within the business, raise the bar by energising the organisation and drive organisational discipline to improve customer experience, quality and on-time deliveries.

This is an opportunity for a seasoned leader who can develop a clear vision from a broad perspective on influences upon the business. They will be able to adapt their vision into a strategy and communicate effectively across the whole organisation.

The successful candidate will have led teams, business plans and P&Ls in global businesses. They will embrace and promote the strong Masonite culture, built around the following:

  • Strong strategic leadership across a full range of business responsibilities
  • Accountability and results focused with attention to detail
  • Independent and self-drive character with comfort in matrixed organisations
  • Track record of success in delivering results and building a high performing team
  • Leader with demonstrated commercial success and one who can operate with initiative and ingenuity.

The proposition on offer includes an excellent salary and benefits package, opportunities to face positive challenges, working with an exceptional leadership team and a long-term career move.

Please contact Nik Pratap or Gillian McBride for more details on or